§ 51.53  DEPOSITS.
   (A)   In general, no deposit is required of customers on the city water system, with the following exceptions.
   (B)   Any customer that has failed on 3 occasions within any 12-month period to pay for water service within 30 days of the date printed on any invoice for water service, shall tender a deposit in the form of cash or certified funds in accordance with the following schedule:
      (1)   Residential customers:  the amount specified in the city’s current fee schedule; or
      (2)   Commercial customers:  1/6 of the amount billed within the last 12 months.
   (C)   If the customer fails to tender the deposit required within 15 days after written notice by the city, then the city shall have the right to terminate water service and remove the city’s water meter.
(Ord. 337, passed 4-9-1991; Am. Ord. 345, passed 2-11-1992)  Penalty, see § 51.99